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Bringing to Life New Options for Motherhood

While fertility treatments like IVF provide hope for some women, the choices for those with uterine factor infertility have long been limited to only adoption or gestational surrogacy. That’s where the experimental realm of uterus transplantation comes in. Kate O’Neill, MD, MTR, discusses the path that led her to develop the UNTIL trial and the significance of expanding the women’s options.

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    Bringing to Life New Options for Motherhood

    December 13, 2018

    While fertility treatments like IVF provide hope for some women, the choices for those with uterine factor infertility have long been limited to only adoption or gestational surrogacy. That’s where the experimental realm of uterus transplantation comes in. Kate O’Neill, MD, MTR, discusses the path that led her to develop the UNTIL trial and the significance of expanding the women’s options.

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    The Road to More Hand Transplants

    December 11, 2018

    Over the past 20 years, more than 85 amputees around the world have received a hand or bilateral hand transplant – including two adults and one child here at Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). For a great majority, this rare gift has been transformative.

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    "SOAR-ing" Helps Elders Remain Safely at Home

    December 06, 2018

    A new initiative at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania called SOAR (supporting older adults at risk) is working to reverse that trend, getting patients home sooner and keeping them there longer.

  • Holiday Stress

    Overcoming the Holiday Overwhelm

    December 04, 2018

    While it can be a joyous time of year, for many people the holidays bring a whirlwind of demands that can add another layer of stress to already busy lives. Cooking special meals, decorating, and shopping for gifts are just a few of the rituals that mark the holiday season in many homes across America.

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    Gaining strength in treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    November 29, 2018

    SMA is the leading genetic cause of death for infants and the second most common autosomal recessive disease—a disease inherited through two mutated genes—occurring in about 1 in 10,000 people. But now, there’s hope in a new treatment option.

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